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A peek at ordinary lives in modern Russia

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/film/article/a_peek_at_ordinary_lives_in_modern_russia_20110405

What happens to members of a generation when all the seemingly immutable verities of their childhoods are turned upside down? Suppose you are in your late 30s or early 40s and are suddenly told that everything you learned in school about American democracy and its Founding Fathers was a lie. Such abstract questions seem ready-made for a seminar at an American Psychological Society meeting but come to vibrant life in the documentary “My Perestroika.”

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